Europe's Population Problem

The economic and political consequences of Europe's population implosion are alarming.
July 22, 2003, 12pm PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Combine a shrinking population with rising life expectancy, and the economic and political consequences are alarming...while the EU has a rich, old and shrinking population, countries on the Mediterranean's other side have poor, young, growing ones. The tide of immigrants, legal and illegal, crossing the sea is an obvious reaction. So shouldn't Europe be more liberal about immigration, to redress its population imbalance?"

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Published on Wednesday, October 12, 2005 in The Economist
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